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IT fault tolerance improves, so does UPS configurations

There is an increasing trend towards N+1 UPS architectures rather than 2N as IT fault tolerance through software continues to improve because of its strong availability.

This expert white paper discusses key tradeoffs between internal “modular” redundant UPS and parallel redundant UPSs as well as stresses the importance of fault tolerance within the UPS to ensure that availability, reliability and maintainability needs are met.

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    When it comes to choosing between a hardware load balancer and a software load balancer, there are several key factors to consider, such as the available capacity and the labor you plan to invest in the platform.

    So how do you determine which option offers the feature set you need?

    Access this exclusive resource for an in-depth look at hardware and software load balancing, the differences between each, and how to select the right one for your organization.

  • 2016 server hardware, OS assessment: IT managers speak out

    When your IT department is asked to do more with budgets that aren’t getting any bigger, you can’t afford to cut corners on hardware reliability.

    Explore the findings of the ITIC’s 2016 Global Server Hardware and Server OS Reliability Survey, and discover what executives and IT managers from over 600 organizations are saying about the most common causes of downtime—and the most reliable servers on the market.

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  • Converged servers, storage ensures HA for SAP databases on disk

    Examine the outlined advantages of using EMC VMAX Storage and Lenovo System x servers in your SAP HANA TDI environment. Access now to see best practices and configuration guidelines, as well as to ensure the highest availability for SAP database persistence on disk.

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    Find out how upgrading server infrastructure on a regular refresh cycle can save IT organizations capital and operations costs due to higher server performance, consolidation, management efficiency, and more.

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  • What is the advantage of POWER8 systems?

    Examine the cost and architectural strengths of IBM's latest POWER8-based scale-out solutions against the leading Intel Xeon Ivy Bridge competitive platforms, for open source and other Linux-based workloads. Read on to learn more.

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  • Micro data center introduction boosts ROBO server performance

    The following white paper discusses making realistic improvements to power, cooling, racks, physical security, monitoring, and lighting, through the practical implementation of micro data centers and server rooms. Access now and learn to ensure the health and performance of your critical systems, no matter how small they may be.

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  • Finding the best server hardware for virtualization

    Choosing the right server hardware to maximize virtualization benefits is an important investment. To gain the high consolidation ratios you're after, you need powerful-enough hardware to support your workloads and applications. In this expert ebook, explore the hardware consideration to keep in mind as you virtualize.

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  • Building the business case for upgrading servers

    With every major IT purchase expected to deliver a rapid payback in the current economic climate, it is vital to demonstrate in hard numbers the return on investment for upgrading servers when they are struggling to support the business. This report offers a guide to calculating the ROI for moving to the latest server technology.

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  • Research reveals how you can maximize Linux performance

    This Forrester study of 150 North American application developers, IT architects, and strategists found that while these companies are very cautious about making a major ecosystem change, they recognize the increasing demand for better performance. Learn how to move past x86 and gain a better, more robust, performance-oriented architecture.

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    Explore the top five benefits of having USB ports on your PDU racks. You'll learn how USB ports allow for faster network connections, easier upgrades and setups, and much more.

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  • E-Guide: Server Virtualization: Expert Overview of Costs, Trends and More

    This expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com and Dell, provides an overview of the expenses associated with virtualization and highlights virtual server trends. Gain insight into the tangible virtualization costs, and learn how to keep pace with the changing server virtualization market.

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  • Emerging server memory types boost next generation servers

    Memory manufacturers are getting creative for high performance. High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) and Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) module could appear in the next generation of servers. This exclusive e-guide details each new memory type and how they're shaking up performance expectations.

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    In this e-guide, experts weigh in on how to best troubleshoot server problems. Read on to learn about the most efficient way to get a server benchmark, as well as other guidelines for simplified troubleshooting.

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    There are many factors to consider when calculating the real cost of ownership of server technology, from performance and scalability to areas such as energy efficiency and physical space requirements – and that’s before you even look at the purchase price.

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